Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 28th May 2003 18:28 UTC, submitted by michael
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y In what is being called "one of the largest desktop migrations to Linux ever seen", Microsoft seems to have lost a major account worth "tens of millions of euros" when the city of Munich said on Wednesday it would switch 14,000 computers from Microsoft's Windows operating system to Linux.
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a grain of salt...
by synergy on Wed 28th May 2003 21:54 UTC

the opposition has published a statement this evening where they claim that many of the various it-leaders of the different parts of munichs administration are aginst this move because there's no adequate software on linux, and that it needs to program from scratch.
so because staying with mfst might be cheaper and much easier, decision might get revisited because of this-we'll see...